Do You Know Your Landlord? You Might Not…

A recent government review of the real estate occupied by U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies found that many offices are leased in buildings that are owned by firms in China and other nations. In many cases, U.S. General Services Administration investigators weren’t able to identify the buildings’ owners.  Read more


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Show You The Money? We Are!

You’ve heard us say it many times: corporate real estate is a critical function in the organization that is rising in the hierarchy because it intersects with practically every other role: where people work and how they work.  Read more


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We Understand Why God Made Those Flyover States

Calling them the “flyover states,” is inherently a conceit, as if the only time we ever see them is from the air, on the way from New York to LA. And we say this not just because we’re Jason Aldean fans. Which, we are.  Read more


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Live From CoreNet Global: Kaiser Kuo

During the upcoming CoreNet Global Summit in Shanghai (21-23 March 2017), Kaiser Kuo, a leading figure in China’s technology scene, will broadcast and record a live episode of his widely followed “The Sinica Podcast,“ entertaining a broad discussion with Jason Pomeroy a smart cities expert, and Li Xin, Managing Director of Caixin Global.  Read more


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Did it Have to Happen Eventually?

Oh, the open office floor plan.

It was a bridge to the future, a sign that companies “got it,” and that, finally, those beige and steel gray cubicle walls were coming down with a thud louder than the Berlin Wall collapse.

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Here’s an Idea: Create a Quiet Zone, or Market an Empty Seat Option for Airline Passengers. How Being Disruptive and Taking Risks Leads to Game-Changing Innovation (Part 3)

From 21-23 March, CoreNet Global will host a Global Summit in Shanghai, convening global leaders of the corporate real estate profession in the heart of Asia.

The opening keynote speaker will be Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of ifllix Malaysia COO ifllix Group and former CEO of AirAsia X. We had an opportunity to ask Mr. Osman-Rani about his upcoming presentation and some of the key messages that he will be delivering at the Summit.

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Here’s an Idea: Create a Quiet Zone, or Market an Empty Seat Option for Airline Passengers. How Being Disruptive and Taking Risks Leads to Game-Changing Innovation (Part 2)

From 21-23 March, CoreNet Global will host a Global Summit in Shanghai, convening global leaders of the corporate real estate profession in the heart of Asia.

The opening keynote speaker will be Azran Osman-Rani CEO of ifllix Malaysia COO ifllix Group and former CEO of AirAsia X. We had an opportunity to ask Mr. Osman-Rani about his upcoming presentation and some of the key messages that he will be delivering at the Summit. Click here for an earlier part of the conversation.

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Here’s an Idea: Create a Quiet Zone, or Market an Empty Seat Option for Airline Passengers. How Being Disruptive and Taking Risks Leads to Game-Changing Innovation (Part 1)

From 21-23 March, CoreNet Global will host a Global Summit in Shanghai, convening global leaders of the corporate real estate profession in the heart of Asia.

The opening keynote speaker will be Azran Osman-Rani, CEO of ifllix Malaysia COO ifllix Group and former CEO of AirAsia X. We had an opportunity to ask Mr. Osman-Rani about his upcoming presentation and some of the key messages that he will be delivering at the Summit:

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Corporate Real Estate = Biking to Work? Yes – That’s What We’re Saying!

We talk a lot about how corporate real estate is becoming, and must become, an integral part of the overall strategy for any successful corporation.

And here we present a vivid example. Microsoft has several extensive programs designed to make commuting to work less of a hassle, and to keep as many cars off the road as possible. Read more


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Root Out Stress Before It Begins

Happy New Year! This is as good a time as any to proactively address stress in the workplace. Even this week, the first full week back in the office for many people, the to do list is growing, the emails are picking up speed and those relaxing vibes from the holidays seem “so last year.”Read more


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Corporate Real Estate Can Help Your Large Company Function Like a Smaller, Entrepreneurial One in All the Right Ways

Companies need to be consistently making bold moves, even at the very peak of their success. This is exactly the sort of thing that new startups and small-scale enterprises do naturally because they have to. But it’s an approach to business that can be learned and applied just as effectively by large organizations and industry incumbents—in fact, by anyone who’s willing to challenge the status quo wherever they are. And for even large companies, being able to adapt quickly to new customers and their habits is of paramount importance.Read more


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Who Doesn’t Want to Be Happy?

CoreNet Global Summits are an opportunity to network with peers, hear from amazing speakers, and share best practices. Sometimes the learning takes place formally in a breakout session; maybe more often, it occurs when a small group of people are having lunch or coffee and begin discussing who they are and what they do.

And the education ranges from the highly technical to common sense approaches and new ways of doing things.

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